Everton – Brighton SOCCER PICKS
Everton and Brighton & Hove Albion meet at Goodison Park, in a match for the 11th round of the Premier League. In the last 3 years there is only record of 2 direct confrontations between these two teams: one on 10-03-2018, which ended in a victory of Everton by (2-0), and another more recent on 15-10-2017, which ended in a draw by (1-1). Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 9 th position of the league, with 15 points won, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Crystal Palace, by (2-0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Manchester United, by (2-1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses in away matches, with 38 goals scored and 25 conceded; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 25 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the last 5 home league matches Everton has a record of 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, so they have won 10 points out of 15 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, as 20 of the last 23 matches they have played have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 10 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never got the comeback. In the last 8 away matches for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: they have scored 5 of their 13 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘); He suffered 3 of his 7 goals between the minutes (31’-45 ‘).
Everton is a club that won nine titles of the Premier League (English Championship), being the last title won in the 1986/87 season, in addition to having five FA Cup titles and nine English Super Cups. In the current season, the team has been doing an irregular campaign, conquering fifteen of the thirty points played so far, thus being in the middle of the table, seven points behind the fourth classified. In the last seven games that Everton played at home, by several official competitions, in absolutely all there were more than 1.5 goals. We believe that in this match the boss will repeat himself, since Everton is scoring goals in all the days and again he will be able to balance the adversary’s networks, but he can also suffer goals, as happened previously.
Brighton & Hove Albion:
After 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, the away team is currently in the 11 th position of the league, with 14 points won. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Newcastle United, by (0-1). In the last match, they won in a home match against Wolverhampton Wanderers, by (1-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 1 win, 5 draws and 9 losses in away matches; against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. For the league, Brighton & Hove Albion won 4 points out of 15 possible points, after 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses in the last 5 away matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since in 20 of the last 25 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 10 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Brighton & Hove Albion is a club that never won the Premier League (English Championship), having as the best campaign in its history the runner-up achieved by two times in the Championship, in 1978/79 and 2016/17. In the current season, the team has been doing an irregular campaign in this start of the national championship, conquering fourteen of the thirty points played until now, thus being in the middle of the table, relatively far from the last and the first classified. In the last five games that Brighton played as a visitor, all for the national championship, in three there were more than 1.5 goals. We believe, therefore, that Brighton will maintain this pattern, since it has been making quite open games.